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Las Vegas Market Launches Introductory Exhibitor-Focused Webinar Series

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Las Vegas Market announced the launch a new series of webinars designed to assist tenants and exhibitors in planning for the upcoming Las Vegas Market, Jan. 30-Feb. 3, 2012, as well as educational sessions for growing their business.

During these webinars, attendees will have the opportunity learn about tools to reach Las Vegas Market buyers and promote their products, successfully register and use WMCommunity, operational tips for success for both temporary and permanent exhibitors, and an introductory educational readiness measure and plan development for working with Walmart.

The upcoming webinar schedule is as follows:

Marketing Checklist for Success at Las Vegas Market
Nov. 21 at 10 a.m. PST / 1 p.m. EST
Learn how you can reach buyers before, during and after Las Vegas Market using an assortment of tools supported by WMCLV - many of which are free. Attend this webinar to learn how you can promote your new product, advertise, use lead retrieval, get your key buyers a personal invitation to Market and much more.

How to Successfully Register for Las Vegas Market using WMCommunity
Nov. 30 at 10 a.m. PST / 1 p.m. EST
World Market Center Las Vegas launched a new website and registration process in 2010. Learn how to navigate the registration portal and ensure you register your staff accurately - including approving requests for rep badges. Plus, learn how to manage your company information in WMCommunity by adding/removing staff members and updating your contact info. This webinar will also cover the many features of WMCommunity designed to enhance your complimentary microsite and directory profile – like adding product photos and selecting product categories, uploading catalogues, press releases and videos, using the appointment scheduling tool and more.

Are You Ready for Walmart?
Dec. 2 at 11 a.m. CST / Noon EST
Las Vegas Market has partnered with 8th & Walton, the premier destination for Walmart supplier education, to help Las Vegas Market tenants and exhibitors understand how to expand product distribution from local shelves to an international marketplace with the “Are You Ready for Walmart?” webinar.

Getting product on the shelves at a Walmart store anywhere in the world could be one of the biggest revenue generating deals for any company, and this introductory 90-minute webinar is designed to provide an introduction to those opportunities. This webinar will provide insights to help tenants and exhibitors determine if their company is organizationally ready to do business with the world’s largest retailer, provide the tools to measure readiness before investing the time and money into the relationship as well as how developing a plan.

Temporary Exhibitors: Operational Tips for Success
Dec. 6 at 10 a.m. PST / 1 p.m. EST
Are you a temporary exhibitor? Get the tips you need to know to have a smooth move-in for Market week - including working with our preferred logistics vendor, Freeman Services, accessing and using your Exhibitor Services Manual, connecting with vendors, ordering services and more.

Permanent Tenants: Operational Tips for Success
Dec. 7 at 10 a.m. PST / 1 p.m. EST
Are you a permanent tenant? Attend this webinar to learn how to effectively schedule a dock appointment, access and use your Tenant Resource Manual, get keys and badges, and order signage and TI work to your space. At this webinar, you'll meet the Tenant Relations team who will walk you through some important deadlines and be sure you're up to speed on new policies and information.

For more information or to register for these webinars, visit LasVegasMarket.com/webinars.

Registration for Winter 2012 Las Vegas Market is now open. Attendees are able to register online at LasVegasMarket.com and take advantage of discounted hotel rates at some of Las Vegas’ best hotels, both on and off the Strip, through the Las Vegas Market website. For more information on Las Vegas Market, visit LasVegasMarket.com.

About World Market Center Las Vegas
World Market Center Las Vegas is an integrated home and hospitality contract furnishings showroom and trade complex. The campus showcases furniture, decorative accessories, gift, lighting, area rugs, home textiles and related segments, as well as the Las Vegas Design Center open daily to consumers and designers. For more information on World Market Center Las Vegas and its trade shows including the bi-annual Las Vegas Market and Gift+Home, visit
www.wmclv.com. Find us on Facebook and Twitter.

World Market Center Las Vegas is a property of International Market Centers, L.P. (IMC), the world’s largest operator of premier showroom space for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries. International Market Centers owns and operates 11.5 million square feet of world-class exhibition space in High Point, N.C. and Las Vegas.  IMC’s mission is to build and operate an innovative, sustainable, profitable and scalable platform for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries.  For more information on IMC, visit imcenters.com.

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